The Korean War Veterans Honor Roll
Charles William Kellison
Sergeant, U.S. Army
Date of Death
July 27, 1951
Sergeant Kellison was an assistant platoon leader from Company B, 1st Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. On July 27, 1951, Company B was pinned down by enemy fire while attacking a hill near Taeusan, North Korea. He directed a squad to flank the enemy position, while he exposed himself to enemy fire divert attention to himself. He was fatally wounded but enabled Company B to achieve its objective.